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Q: Why are hockey players paid so little?

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they earn millions of dollars, so I'm sure they can pay for their own vacations

I'm assuming you mean the Canadian junior WHL? If so, players in this league, as in all three Canadian junior leagues, are not pros and are not paid a salary, no matter what the NCAA would have you believe. The players are paid a standard allowance, their lodging is taken care of and so on. However, there is no salary structure for players as there is in the professional leagues.

The hockey puck was invented so hockey players had something to shoot into the goal.

They don't. Most pro level hockey players wear no socks so they can "feel" the ice, improving performance.

in a legitimate hockey game, there are 5 offensive/defensive players per. side, and then a goalie at each end. So, there are 12 players on the ice at one time.

Yes. Hockey players are tougher, so they don't need all that padding even though they are falling on ICE. Hockey pads are for blocking shots mostly with a little impact protection.

so its easyer to skate on

If you mean how many PLAYERS are on a hockey team, then it can vary. Minor hockey teams often have 12 skaters and 2 goalies, so 124 players. But on an NHL team, they have 4 lines of 5 skaters, so 20 skaters in total. Add on the 2 goalies and you get a total of 22 players on the average NHL hockey team.If you mean how many PLAYERS PER LINE on a hockey team, then there are 2 Defense, 3 Forwards, and 1 goalie. So that's 5 skaters, and 1 goalie.

If you mean how many PLAYERS are on a hockey team, then it can vary. Minor hockey teams often have 12 skaters and 2 goalies, so 124 players. But on an NHL team, they have 4 lines of 5 skaters, so 20 skaters in total. Add on the 2 goalies and you get a total of 22 players on the average NHL hockey team.If you mean how many PLAYERS PER LINE on a hockey team, then there are 2 Defense, 3 Forwards, and 1 goalie. So that's 5 skaters, and 1 goalie.

Lacrosse is alot like hockey so during the summer all the hockey players switch to lacrosse

usually 4 lines of 3 players 3 defence pairs and 2 goalies dress so usually 20 players dress and you can have up to 23 on your roster

norm about 20 25 but more players that do not dress so like 30 40

Hockey was created so that the McGill University (Montreal, Canada) football players could stay in shape over the Winter.

Field hockey is played by males and females of all ages, so their education is as varied as that of any community.

Okay so it does depend on what sports you play. I understand Hockey Players, Soccer Players, Football Players. But I've never understood why baseball players are paid just as much, baseball players don't have to go through the same training as any other sport would. But that's is my estimation. Tell me what you think.

They get paid so much because they suffer alot of injuries plus they pay for there insurance.

You don't have to just play on ice,you can play street hockey,Toledo Ohio has a huge street hockey i play in and its real fun. and you can do field hockey,so there are many ways.

no players get drafted from there becuz they r retarded.to apply for Maine college,u just have to open the door,so the players arent skilled.go to usc

NHL players earn Anywhere from 500k to 9m a year......... Some contracts are front loaded so ex. Brad Richards NY Rangers cap hit is around 7m but this year he is getting paid 12m

Lacrosse, the not so popular but successful sport made in 1963. (the idea came from a groupe of hockey players)

So the players don't get lost.

Yes soccer players get paid more than basketball player. The reason for this is that Basketball is mostly funded by the US. Soccer is funded by many countries. So soccer is the higher paid sport.

because there are good sportsman

They have a union to take care of that, so yes.

5 players on each team plus 1 goalie for each team so 12